CRTC OKs FMs For CBC Radio 1 In Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Saskatoon
March 17, 2006 at 6:25 AM (PT)
CBC RADIO ONE AM stations in SASKATOON (rebroadcasting CBK-A/REGINA), EDMONTON (CBX-A), CALGARY (CBR-A), and WINNIPEG (CBW-A), and RADIO-CANADA LA PREMIERE CHAINE AMs CHFA-A/EDMONTON and CKSB-A/ST. BONIFACE, MB will be able to add FM transmitters under a ruling by the CRTC on THURSDAY.
Unlike the transition of CBC and SRC AM stations in markets like TORONTO and MONTREAL to FM, the WESTERN CANADA stations will continue to broadcast on AM and will supplement their signals with the lower-power FM transmitters in the city cores.